San Rafael Arcángel

Description
This especially fine figure of St. Raphael the Archangel, was carved in the 18th century. Rafael is one of several archangels (high-ranking angels) who exist in Christian, Jewish, and Muslim traditions.
Description (Spanish)
Esta es una figura especialmente distinguida de San Rafael Arcángel, tallada en el siglo XVIII. Rafael es uno de varios arcángeles (ángeles de alta jerarquía) presentes en las tradiciones cristiana, judía y musulmana.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
santo
Date made
18th century
depicted
Saint Raphael
Physical Description
handmade (overall production method/technique)
wood; paint; metal (overall material)
wood (overall material)
paint (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 65 cm x 41.1 cm x 25.1 cm; 25 9/16 in x 16 3/16 in x 9 7/8 in
Place Made
Puerto Rico: Ponce, Utuado
ID Number
1997.0097.0785
accession number
1997.0097
catalog number
1997.0097.0785
subject
Puerto Rico
Saints
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Home and Community Life: Ethnic
Cultures & Communities
Religion
Vidal
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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